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It won't make a noticeable difference. The GPS receiver has to be powered up continuously either way, but the receiver itself isn't a huge part of the battery use of most location-based apps. In general, this kind of app can be a battery drain because it's running, computing data, and saving data continuously. For example, if it's saving a log of your route, ...


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From a security standpoint, it wouldn't hurt to change your passwords. I like LastPass - it keeps track of all my passwords and all I have to keep track of is ONE master key. It plugs in to your browser for quick access to sites. Also, for added security on your Google account, turn on 2-factor (2-step) authentication. It should be under your account ...


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With the helpful assistance from couple of people from XDA Developers forum I was able to fix the GPS. I have found a modem file that was supposed to fix it in this XDA thread, and did everything by the instructions there. All I had to do is download a .zip file that contains two modem files (MK2 modem) in it, and flash them in order with Odin. After ...


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On current[1] versions of Android, you can go to Location Settings and it will show a list of apps under Recent Location Requests. You can then kill those off one by one until the GPS notification goes away. Sadly, you can't kill them directly from Location Settings. You'll have to either go to Settings -> Apps, or find them in your recent tasks. It would ...



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